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All of these messages are unsolicited cold calls sent as sms texts to just one person! All are quite obviously lies since the grandad involved had never taken out any PPI policies. But then the people sending them already know they are lies.

Man1These particular examples are for payment protection insurance (PPI) but there are other frequent cold callers. “Unlock your frozen pension prior to 55” and “.. those with unsecured debts of 5k or more can apply to have 70% legally written off” are two more with high volumes. And it’s not just texts, similar cold calls are going out as recorded messages to land lines and mobiles. These spammers are hitting some victims many times a day – even those registered with the TPS.

The best advice is – do not reply (even with stop) or pick up the call. Instead report them to anybody that will listen …